“Making Waves” Film Released Online

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Of all the far-flung adventures I’ve had, going to Uganda to make a film about water issues holds a special place in my heart. Watch the full version of “Making Waves from Cleveland to Uganda” above It’s been nearly five years since I started planning and embarking on a life-changing journey to Uganda, the resultRead more

How to die in 20 seconds or less

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a.k.a. A Near Miss on the Nile Deep breath. I was suddenly under water with bodies coming down on top of me. I am not sure how I managed to stay calm in all the chaos, but it was crucial to surviving. There were five of us in the same boat; a raft to beRead more

Celebration and Sadness

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“We’re going to cry when you leave,” said Patricia, the 13-year-old girl with the beautiful singing voice. I was touched and started to tear up. She, Gorrett, Erin and I sat together on the cement stoop on the back porch of the parish house under a light that was swarmed by flying termites. It wasRead more

Making waves: bringing fresh water to those without

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It’s my turn to give back. In a month’s time, I will be leaving for Uganda to help a local organization bring fresh water facilities to a rural community that has none, and I hope you follow Far-flung Travels throughout the journey. While on vacation last fall, I spent my last few days in WestRead more

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